Under 20 & Ivor Burge Championships


  • Wed 13 February 2019 9:00 AM | AIS Basketball & Netball Centre
  • Thu 14 February 2019 9:00 AM | AIS Basketball & Netball Centre
  • Fri 15 February 2019 9:00 AM | AIS Basketball & Netball Centre
  • Sat 16 February 2019 9:00 AM | AIS Basketball & Netball Centre
  • Sun 17 February 2019 9:00 AM | AIS Basketball & Netball Centre

The AIS is proud to be hosting the U20 & Ivor Burge Basketball Championships which will see 20+ teams participate in over 80 games across five days. 

The championships will be co-hosted by Basketball Australia and Basketball ACT. 

The Under-20’s sees the best talent from around Australia represent their state and territories across a men’s and women’s competition while playing against their national rivals for the Championship.

A majority of Australian Opals and Boomers competed at the tournament as they progressed through the national pathway including triple Olympian Patty Mills, , seven time WNBL Champion Natalie Hurst, Opals squad member Alex Bunton and Boomers squad member Jesse Wagstaff who all represented ACT. In addition, Andrew Bogut, Matthew Dellavedova, Ben Simmons, Dante Exum, all represented their state at an U20 Championship as did current Canberra Capitals player Marianna Tolo and Kelly Wilson as well as WNBA superstar Liz Cambage. 

The Ivor Burge Championship provides an opportunity for players with an intellectual disability to compete on a national stage and represent their state or territory while a Japanese team has also featured over the past few years.

The 2019 Championships will include a livestreaming service for selected games thanks to the world class facilities available at the AIS.

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